SoftwareONE-Comparex merger: What does the future hold for the Microsoft licencing giant?

Nima Green
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SoftwareONE-Comparex merger: What does the future hold for the Microsoft licencing giant?

The channel has a new €10bn giant. How will SoftwareONE's monster acquisition shake up the Microsoft licencing space?

Last Friday saw the closure of one of the channel's largest-ever mergers. SoftwareONE's acquisition of Comparex has created a licensing giant that will manage €10bn in software sales. So far, so impressive. However, it's not yet clear what synergies have been achieved during the process of integration. We know that Thomas Reich, Comparex's former CEO is to leave the company within months. Meanwhile, SoftwareONE's chairman Daniel von Stockar claims the new VAR giant is "comm...

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